Gondophares: 1 definition


Gondophares means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: academia.edu: The Chronology of Ancient Gandhara and Bactria

King Gondophares I (766-730 BCE).—King Gondophares I was the founder of Indo-Pahlava empire in India and his capital was Takshashila. Most probably, he conquered Takshashila in 766 BCE and made it as his capital. Evidently, he succeeded Apracha and Avacha satraps of Indo Scythians in Takshashila. The rise of Gondophares ended the power of Indo-Scythians around 766 BCE.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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